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Head of Talent Acquisition

Frazer Jones
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
£10762.85 - £11839.14 per month + Flight, Education, Insurance & bonus
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Talent Management

Job Details

The Organisation

I am delighted to be supporting this leader in the semi-government sector based in Abu Dhabi with several key appointments in the Human Resources function. This organisation is currently embarking on an exciting period of transformation across the business.

The transformation will be key in enhancing the capability, talent, technology, and processes in the HR function and how it interacts with the business. The investment in its people and development of the Human Resources team will coincide with continued growth of the business globally.

The Role

The Head of Talent Acquisition position is integral in the continued attraction and development of talent into the organisation. You will also be tasked with developing the EVP and communication of the brand internally and externally using innovative strategies.

This newly appointed individual will lead a team of recruiters in growing a proactive pipeline for all verticals of talent acquisition and create strategic partnerships with reputable institutions and companies.

As well as developing the talent acquisition strategy for the organisation you will also lead Executive level recruitment across the business.

Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Development and delivery of TA analytics and competitive intelligence and insights.
  • Champion the development and implementation of effective on-boarding processes and programs to ensure the smooth integration of new hires into the organization.
  • Define Talent Acquisition technology needs and partner with wider HR team to develop innovative vendor partnerships.
  • Partner with the HRBPs in identifying leadership gaps for proactive talent acquisition

The Criteria

To be considered for this role you will have led a Talent Acquisition function for a small-mid sized company using progressive and sophisticated recruitment strategies, tools, and methodology.

The successful profile will be an accomplished recruiter at Executive level with a demonstrable history of developing recruitment strategy and leading teams.

Preferably, you have an MA/MBA with specialization in HR or undergraduate degree with recognised post-graduate HR professional qualification (eg CIPD/SHRM).

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